Tuesday, May 27, 2008

The events and places.......

The "Trail of Tears" various routes Circa 1838-1839

The Southern Cherokee and their neighbors, Circa 1837-1872

Rose Cottage, Plantation of Chief John Ross, Circa 1860, near Tahlequah, Indian Territory

The Charge of the 1st Iowa Regiment, under Union Gen. Lyon,
at the Battle of Wilson’s Creek, near Springfield, Mo. Aug. 10th, 1861

And a few of the Characters.....

James Madison Bell, "Colo-Gotte-Yon", c. 1865

Sarah Caroline "Sally" Bell Watie

James Kornelius O'Neal, Circa 1865, Ft. Lewisburg, Arkansas, Union

Stand Watie Circa 1855

Photo: Artist rendering of Major Ridge, The Ridge, Cherokee leader.
"Far better it is to dare mighty dreams, to win glorious triumphs,
even though checkered by failure,
than to take the ranks with those poor spirits
who neither enjoy much nor suffer much,
because they live in that gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat!" - Theordore Roosevelt

Saturday, May 24, 2008

"Jesus Wept" An American Story

More of the characters in the story.

Dr. William and Charlotte Bell Dupree

Saladin Ridge Watie, shortly before his death c. 1870

Headstone of John Bell Jr. found in the bottom of an oil barrell c. 1930 near what was the community of Mount Tabor, Texas. He died in 1852.
The cemetery was destroyed by oil drillers.
Elias "Cornelius" Boudinot, c. 1870

Treaty of the Birds

An American Story

of Struggle, Sacrifice, Faith and Hope


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Southern Cherokee delegation to Washington D. C. Fall 1866
L -R , John Rollin Ridge, Saladin Ridge Watie, Richard Fields,
Elias Cornelius Boudinot, William Penn Adair